Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Diving and Drugs Donít Mix
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Diving and Drugs Donít Mix

Iranian Tourist May Face Death Penalty for Smuggling 18 Kilograms of Methamphetamines into Indonesia


Bali News: Indonesia, Jakarta, Iranian, methamphetamine, Jakarta Customs Office, Gatot Sugeng Wibowo, diving tanks, death penalty, life imprisonment
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/24/2011)

The Jakarta Globe report that Jakarta police and customs officials have arrested an Iranian national attempting to smuggle US$2 million worth of methamphetamine concealed inside diving tanks via the Jakarta International Airport.

Rosul Solihikan, 30, was taken into custody on Monday, September 19, 2011, when the man tried to take delivery of two diving tanks with 18 kilograms of methamphetamines concealed within.

Gatot Sugeng Wibowo of the Jakarta Custom office told Agence France Presse (AFP) ,

“he and the package arrived on the same day last week on different flights from Iran.”

The Iranian had used Qatar Airway flights for both his own ticket and his separate cargo shipment of illicit drugs.

According to the Jakarta Globe, Iranian drug cartels are among the main suppliers of heroin and crystal methamphetamines to Indonesia, displacing West Africans who once held that dubious distinction.

The Iranian is still being interrogated by police who have the option of charging the man with crimes carrying a penalty of life imprisonment or death before a firing squad.

In the past year alone, eight Iranian have been sentenced to life in prison for trying to smuggle drugs into Bali.

Related Article

[Bali’s a Gateway for the Narcotics Trade]
 
 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Food, A Mother Taught it to Be Cooked
Four Seasons Sayan Launches French Bistro Concept on the Banks of the Ayung River in Ubud, Bali
(5/29/2015)
Food, Glorious Food in the Hills of Bali
Ubud Food Festival Premieres June 5-7m 2015
(5/29/2015)
Australian Boat People Land in Bali
Craig Carterís Sailing Yacht ĎIndianí Wins Line Honors in Fremantle to Bali Race
(5/29/2015)
An Uneasy Truce
Conflict Breaks Out Between Groups Claiming to Run Security at Sky Garden in Kuta, Bali
(5/24/2015)
To the Batcave
20 Kiosks at Goa Lawah Bat Caves Consumed by Fire
(5/24/2015)
Failing to Linger
Average Length-of-Stay in Starred Hotel in March 2015 was 3.25 days.
(5/24/2015)
Beach Assaults
Beach Wrestling on Baliís Kuta Beach September 18-19, 2015
(5/24/2015)
Ending Tobacco Promotion in Denpasar, Bali
Mayor Prepares to Ban all Public Advertising for Tobacco Products in Denpasar, Bali
(5/24/2015)
A Mynah Violation of the Law
Police Confiscate 6 Protected Bali Starlings from an Ubud Bird Collection.
(5/24/2015)
Making Benoa Ship Shape
Detailed Mapping of Port of Benoa, Bali and it Approaches Completed by Hydro-Oceanographic Office
(5/24/2015)
Spouting Off on Sanur Beach
A Pod of Pilot Whales Take Up Temporary Residence Off Sanur Beach in Bali
(5/24/2015)
The Slow Hand of the Law
Badung, Bali Officials Prepare to Place The Crystal Bali on the Bay Resort Project Under Seal
(5/24/2015)
All [News]!